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|MTR rapid transit station|
|Location||Kwun Tong Road Interchange, Kwun Tong|
Kwun Tong District, Hong Kong
|Operated by||MTR Corporation|
|Platforms||2 (1 island platform)|
|Opened||1 October 1979|
|Electrified||1,500 V DC (Overhead line)|
Kwun Tong (Chinese: 觀塘; Cantonese Yale: Gūntòng) is a station on the MTR Kwun Tong line in Hong Kong. The station was opened on 1 October 1979 as the eastern terminus of the first phase of the Kwun Tong line, until the Eastern Harbour Crossing to Quarry Bay opened on 6 August 1989. It is located in the Kwun Tong area, between Lam Tin and Ngau Tau Kok stations.
The station is elevated and open-air, unlike almost every other station on the line. Only Ngau Tau Kok and Kowloon Bay stations are like this. Due to difficulties in installing platform screen doors (PSDs) in above ground stations, the MTR decided not to install PSDs in this station, instead installing automatic platform gates (APGs) on the station's platforms in 2011.
It is located far away from most residential areas, causing many residents of Kwun Tong to take other means of transport in order to reach the station. There is a shopping centre and office tower, named apm Millennium City 5, connected to the station.
Beneath the station building is a road tunnel which diverts traffic along Kwun Tong Road from the roundabout around the station.
Kwun Tong station was opened when the Kwun Tong line was opened on 1 October 1979, and act as the terminus of the system, until Kwun Tong line was extended to Quarry Bay on 6 August 1989.
Platforms 1 and 2 share the same island platform, and it is curved, so the gap is large. Before Lam Tin station was opened, platform 1 was also used for departing westbound trains. After midnight, platform 1 is the termination platform of the Kwun Tong line, so trains can return to Kowloon Bay Depot.
|Platform 1||Kwun Tong line towards Tiu Keng Leng (Lam Tin) →
←Kwun Tong line termination platform→
|Island platform, doors will open on the right|
|Platform 2||← Whampoa (Ngau Tau Kok)Kwun Tong line towards|
|U1||Concourse||Customer service, MTRshops|
|Hang Seng Bank, vending machines, automatic teller machines|
|Octopus promotion machine|
||-||Kwun Tong Road Tunnel|
- A1: Yue Man Square
- A2: Millennium City 5, APM Mall
- B1: Kwun Tong Ferry Pier Harbourfront
- B2: Kwun Tong Plaza
- B3: Crocodile Center
- C1: Yuet Wah Street
- C2: Lei Yue Mun Road
- C3: Hip Wo Street
- D1: Bus Terminus
- D2: Hip Wo Street
- D3: Hoi Yuen Road
- D4: Kwun Tong Industrial Centre
Kwun Tong station platforms (2022)
Station concourse (2022)
Exit A (2021)
Exit B (2020)
Exit C (2020)
Exit D (2020)
Footbridge access to the station. (2010) The MTR station name on the side of the footbridge has since been removed.
Platform 1 of Kwun Tong station (2014)